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Prized Treasures of Chinese Art — from the National Museum of China

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    Bronze Rhinoceros-shaped Zun Vessel with Gold and Silver Inlay,
    Lent by the National Museum of China

    Japanese Archaeology and Special Exhibition (Heiseikan) Special Exhibition Gallery 3 & 4
    January 2, 2007 (Tue) - February 25, 2007 (Sun)

    Features 61 objects carefully selected from among the many outstanding works from the National Museum of China.

 General Information
Period Tuesday, January 2 - Sunday, February 25, 2007
Venue Heiseikan, Tokyo National Museum (Ueno Park)
Hours 9:30 - 17:00
(last entry 30 minutes before closing)
Closed Mondays (Except for Monday, January 8 and Monday, February 12, 2007) ; Thursday, January 4, 2007 ; Tuesday, January 9 and February 13, 2007
Admissions Adult 1,300 (1,100/1,000)yen
University students 800 (700/600)yen
High school students 700 (600/500)yen
Elementary and junior high school students are admitted free.
* Prices shown in ( ) indicate advance-discount/group (more than 20 persons) tickets.
* Persons with physical or mental disabilities are allowed free entry with one accompanying guest.
* Ticket prices include admission to the special exhibition "Mauri Ora —Maori Treasures from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa" and regular exhibitions.
* Advance Tickets are on sale at the Museum ticket office (during museum hours) and e-Ticket Pia, JR East Reservation Ticket Office (Midori-no-madoguchi) and View Plaza at major stations etc. until January 1, 2007.
Access 10 minutes' walk from JR Ueno (Park exit), and Uguisudani sation
15 minutes' walk from Keisei Ueno, Tokyo Metro Ueno and Nezu station
Organizers Tokyo National Museum, Japan-China Cultural Exchange Association, Asahi Shimbun, National Museum of China
With the Assistance of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan; Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan; Embassy of the People's Republic of China; Ministry of Culture; the People's Republic of China, State Administration of Cultural Heritage, the People's Republic of China
With the Sponsorship of Toyota Motor Corporation, Nozaki Insatsu Shigyo Co., LTD
With the Cooperation of All Nippon Airways
General Inquiries 03-5777-8600 (Hello Dial: in Japanese)
Exhibition Official Website http://www.asahi.com/china07 (in Japanese)
 Related lecture (In Japanese)
Lecture and Book Reading
Auditorium, Heiseikan
W Saturday, January 6, 2007
Lecture by Tujii Takashi (President, the Japan-China Cultural Exchange Association), Kurihara Komaki (Chief trustee, the Japan-China Cultural Exchange Association)
Commemorative lecture "5000 Years of Chinese Archaeology"
Auditorium, Heiseikan
Saturday, January 27, 2007
Lecture by Tani Toyonobu (Senior Curator of Chinese Archaeology)
  Other Exhibitions
New Year's Celebration at the Tokyo National Museum
Tuesday, January 2 - Sunday, January 28, 2007
Celebrating the New Year 2007, the Tokyo National Museum will open from January 2. The New Year exhibition will feature the year's zodiac sign boar, and the museum will host various family events.
Mauri Ora - Maori Treasures from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Heiseikan, Special Exhibition Gallery 1 & 2
Tuesday, January 23 - Sunday, March 18, 2007
 Major Works on Display *All works are lent by the National Museum of China
Painted Pottery Jar
  Painted Pottery Jar
From Sanping, Yongjing, Gansu Province
Neolithic period, Majiayao Culture, ca. 3100 - 2800 BC
Jade Ritual Dragon Figure
  Jade Ritual Dragon Figure
At Niuheliang, Jianping, Liaoning Province
Neolithic period, Hongshan Culture, c a. 3500 - 3000 BC
Bronze Axe
  Bronze Axe
From Tomb 1 at Sufutun, Qingzhou, Shandong Province
Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC
Bronze Zun Jar with Ram Ornaments
  Bronze Zun Jar with Ram Ornaments
From Yueshanbo, Ningxiang, Hu'nan Province
Shang Dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC
  "Tian Wang" Bronze Gui Vessel
From Licun, Qishan, Shaanxi Province
Western Zhou Dynasty, 11th century BC
  Bronze Rhinoceros-shaped Zun Vessel with Gold and Silver Inlay
From Doumacun, Xingping, Shaanxi Province
Western Han Dynasty, 3rd - 1st century BC
Pottery Figure of Storyteller
  Pottery Figure of Storyteller
From Tomb 3 at Tianhuishan, Chengdu, Sichuan Province
Eastern Han Dynasty, 2nd century
Sheep with Celadon Glaze
  Sheep with Celadon Glaze
From Qingliangshan, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province
Three Kingdom period (Wu), 3rd century
Gold Goblet
  Gold Goblet
From the tomb of Li Jingxun, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province
Sui Dynasty, 6th - 7th century